Nebraska: The Silicon Prairie

Nebraska: The Silicon Prairie

The Cornhusker State provides a personable business climate with broad opportunities, including a new industrial site in York County, NE.
2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

2024 Business Facilities Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities' 2024 EDO Awards recognize efforts and initiatives that make a difference in communities across North America.
2024 Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities Announces 2024 EDO Awards

The publication for site selection professionals recognizes 24 Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) for their innovative programs that are making an impact.
California data center

$600M Joint Venture Will Bring First xScale Data Center To U.S.

The first xScale data center in the U.S., known as SV12x, will be located in California's Silicon Valley. Plus, solar microgrid project breaks ground in Northern California tribal community.
Exploring The Energy Future

Exploring The Energy Future

As industries seek to diversify energy sources, government initiatives remain central to these efforts.
facility location decisions, site selection

Site Selection In 2024: What Risks Define Business Investment Decisions?

Ongoing scarcities and geopolitical forces are among the factors that are impacting facility location decisions, according to a new study from the Site Selectors Guild.
North Carolina BioPharma Crescent

North Carolina’s BioPharma Crescent: Fertile For Manufacturing

This five-county region in eastern North Carolina is home to biopharma firms from around the world.
Sandow Lakes

Sandow Lakes Energy To Construct Power Plant in Texas Triangle

Sandow Lakes Energy, a 1,200-megawatt, ultra-efficient, natural-gas fueled power plant, will be constructed in the Texas Triangle.
Top Utilities Economic Development

2024 Top Utilities

These top utilities play a key role in state and local economic development endeavors, as well as sustainability efforts.
SouthWest Water

SouthWest Water Company Expands Headquarters In Sugar Land, Texas

Established in 1891 as East Whittier Land & Water Company, the company is owner and operator of regulated water and wastewater systems.
Drexel Rail Site

Historic Drexel Rail Site Readies For Its Next Chapter

When the Drexel Furniture factory left town in the late ’90s, it took crucial jobs and community support with it. Discover how the public power Town of Drexel is writing this 100-acre rail site’s next chapter.
BEAD Program, broadband access

Bridging The Digital Divide

Across the U.S., BEAD Program funding aims to expand broadband access, and leading locations remain to be seen.
Omnis Fuel West Virginia

Omnis Fuel Restarts, Will Invest $800M In West Virginia Power Plant

In West Virginia, Omnis Fuel Technologies restarted and will expand its Pleasants Power Plant. Plus, a $50M food packaging facility is planned for Berkeley County.
North Carolina EV Hub

North Carolina Is Fast Becoming An EV Hub

As the demand for and production of electric vehicles ramps up, discover how North Carolina is well positioned to be a driving force in the auto industry’s transformation.
Science & Technology Advanced Manufacturing Park, Genesee County, New York

1.9-Mile Transmission Line Moved To Support New York Mega-Site

The electric transmission line delivers 100% clean, renewable hydropower to the 1,250-acre Science & Technology Advanced Manufacturing Park in Genesee County, New York.
Indiana 5E Strategy

Indiana 5E Strategy Propels Growth

With an eye on the future, the Hoosier State created a plan that aims to advance the environment, economy, and energy transition.
Florida Business

Florida Has Broad Benefits For Business

Florida offers incentives to all industries that want to take advantage of the Sunshine State's robust infrastructure.
Renewable Energy Infrastructure

Renewable Energy Infrastructure Expanding

Across North America, the grid is gaining green energy resources to support business operations.
Energy-Forward Site Selection

Energy-Forward Site Selection

The topic of energy comes up early and often as companies work to make site selection decisions regarding existing and future facilities.
2023 Global Rankings

19th Annual Rankings: 2023 Global Rankings Report

Once again, the U.S. ranks as the top destination for foreign direct investment, followed by China and Canada, in the 2023 Global Rankings Report.
tax credits

Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2024 GLOBAL RANKINGS

U.S., Brazil, Canada Top Foreign Direct Investment Rankings

Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report showcases economic development activity worldwide, including Renewable Energy and AI Growth Hubs.
METRO RANKINGS 2

Phoenix, Austin, Memphis Are Top Manufacturing, Logistics Metros

Foreign Direct Investment was drawn to Texas, Michigan leads Automotive, and Georgia moves to top of EV ranking in State section of Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report.

Location Spotlight: The Entergy Region

Entergy’s four state territory spanning Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas is home to the largest industrial base in the U.S.